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The Making of a Dream showcases every aspect of Mark Simon’s goal to get his “Dream” project on the big or small screen. Mark details the long fight, the successes, and the failures of pitching his project, The Dream Factory. He also covers the business specifics, his plans, and production details as he moves into production on the show. #Thisismydream

Mark Simon is a story artist and director with over 4,000 production credits, including 44 features. Mark spends most of his time boarding and directing projects, having boarded projects like Universal’s Woody Woodpecker, Universal’s Chucky 7, Rainmakers Untitled Barbie, as well as classics like Spielberg’s seaQuest DSV, Dexter and thousands of commercials.

He has written best-sellers like “Storyboards: Motion in Art” and the “Facial Expressions” series of books. Mark lectures around the world and after securing dozens of deals for his own projects, co-founded In his free time he….aw, who are we kidding. He has no free time, but he is always looking for his next big project (hint, hint).

You can find his storyboard and animation samples online at

His books can be found at

His DIY TV Pitch Kit is at

His Storyboard Pro course at